Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is caused by various genetic mutations that cause heart muscle to contract with too much force. New research suggests why.
Stanford researchers examine the use of deep brain stimulation therapy to treat alcohol use disorders and reduce relapse rates.
Reproductive decisions for women with disabilities should be based on each individual's abilities and desires, Stanford gynecologist Paula Hillard writes.
When it comes to clinical care, high touch is just as important as technology, Dean Lloyd Minor reminds readers here.
A recent lecture by clinician-researcher Daniel Bernstein highlighted an imaging technique for assessing the diverse ways mitochondria behave within heart cells.
Humans' big brains may increase the risk of psychiatric disorders. Stanford researchers identify previously hidden DNA region that could be to blame.
People who develop abnormal numbers of skin cancers called basal cell carcinomas may be at increased risk of other, unrelated internal cancers.
Second-year medical student Nagehan Ayakta tried out research before turning to medicine, she explains in this Stars of Stanford Medicine feature.
Laila Soudi is documenting her experience traveling among Syrian refugees in the Middle East as part of the Stanford Refugee Research Project.
An electrochemical on/off switch in the brain may spell the difference between sociability and social awkwardness, scientists have learned.
Stroke can affect how we perceive our bodies' positions and movements. Now, mechanical engineers are trying to help to potentially create assistive devices.
Drowning is the leading cause of death for children ages 1-4. Here, Stanford pediatricians offer tips and reminders to help keep kids safe.
A team of Stanford researchers have developed a nanoparticle that allows them to track molecular signals within a neuron.
Medical student Yoo Jung Kim cautions potential students to learn more about the profession and consider their motivations before applying to med school.
Stanford's Tait Shanafelt is working to address physician burnout, which impacts physicians' quality of life as well as patient care.
Stanford Biodesign trainees have developed new medical devices and diagnostics that have been used to help care for more than 1.5 million patients so far.